Children's Books

Specializing in Big Bend regional and southwestern tales of cowboys, cowgirls, animals, legend and history. Age ranges 0-16.



When the Sky Rained Dust

When the Sky Rained Dust

By Dearen, Patrick
Price: $12.95


Fourteen-year-old Josh and his friend Shan are facing hard times on their families' farms in Central Texas in 1934. It's the days of the Dust Bowl...more info

Treasure of Panther Peak

Treasure of Panther Peak

By Henderson, Aileen Kilgore
Price: $6.95


A mother and daughter start a new life in the canyonlands of Texas in this novel filled with mystery, realistic family situations, and touches of...more info

Take Me to the River

Take Me to the River

By Hobbs, Will
Price: $15.99


Fourteen-year-old Dylan Sands has come all the way from North Carolina to Big Bend National Park, on the Texas/Mexico border, to paddle the fabled...more info

Night of the Grasshopper Mouse

Night of the Grasshopper Mouse

By Ruggia, Chris
Price: $5.00


Alpine-based cartoonist Chris Ruggia has published his natural history comedy adventure comic, Jack: Adventures in Texas' Big Bend , for several...more info

Lone Star Heroes 3: Hidden Treasure of the Chisos

Lone Star Heroes 3: Hidden Treasure of the Chisos

By Dearen, Patrick
Price: $8.95


The Big Bend of Texas is a mysterious place in 1869. Legend has it that there's a lost gold mine in the Chisos Mountains. Twelve-year-old Fish...more info

Lone Star Heroes 2: On the Pecos Trail

Lone Star Heroes 2: On the Pecos Trail

By Dearen, Patrick
Price: $8.95


Eleven-year-old Fish Rawlings has always wanted to be a cowboy. Now, in the spring of 1868, he has his chance. His uncle is driving a cattle herd...more info

Jack: Adventures in Texas' Big Bend: Welcome to the Desert

Jack: Adventures in Texas' Big Bend: Welcome to the Desert

By Ruggia, Chris
Price: $5.00


This is a story about some of the animals who live in the Big Bend region of Texas, and also about some other animals who like to eat that first...more info

Jack: Adventures in Texas' Big Bend, Part 2: Alone and Adrift

Jack: Adventures in Texas' Big Bend, Part 2: Alone and Adrift

By Ruggia, Chris
Price: $5.00


In part two of Jack's adventures, he's lost, he's hungry, and his only friend (Mel, a kangaroo rat) is in an underground burrow, sleeping the day...more info

Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights: A West Texa

Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights: A West Texa

By Mangum, James A.; Spires, Sidney
Price: $17.95


The de Veras fairy clan lives in the Glass Mountains near the village of Marathon, Texas. Javier, a fairy prince, decides to travel to town by...more info

Fairy & the Chupacabra & That Iron Mountain Dragon

Fairy & the Chupacabra & That Iron Mountain Dragon

By Spires, Sidney; illustrated by James Mangum
Price: $14.95


The second in a series! Start from the beginning with The Fairy and the Chupacabra and Those Marfa Lights 2011 CreateSpace, 48 pages Available in...more info


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